Abstract is a fine arts journal featuring a broad range of artistic works curated from an international group of exciting and innovative creative talent. Abstract is a showcase of both new and established artists from around the world in a wide variety of formats.
What to Submit:
Abstract is seeking submissions of original work in poetry, flash fiction, creative nonfiction essay or memoir, in addition to multimedia submissions featuring audio or video content. Abstract will consider all styles and genres of fine art. Abstract will consider work previously published in small-circulation journals, websites, or blogs with credit to first publishers. Abstract will also consider queries for appropriate academic articles, craft essays, book reviews, art/gallery reviews, music reviews, arts collaborations, and interviews with artists, musicians, photographers, poets, videographers, writers, and others.
How to Submit:
Abstract accepts submissions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send submissions for the following categories: Poetry, all styles and genres; Flash Fiction submissions up to 1000 words; Fine Art Images; Photography Folios, Photographic Essays. Submissions must be in one of the following file formats: .doc, .docx, .rtf, .pdf, .txt, .odf, .jpeg, .png, .mp3, .mp4, .mov, and .flv.
Submitters should include a short cover letter that references the submitter’s background, experience, artistic influences, and major publications and awards.
All submissions (including captions for images) should be set in 12-point Garamond type and should be formatted with one-inch margins and sequentially numbered pages (page numbers to appear as footers). Fiction and nonfiction should be double-spaced. Poetry should be single-spaced. The submitter’s name, address, telephone number, and email address should appear at the top of the first page. Subsequent pages should use the author’s name and email address as a header. Submitters should include third-person biographical notes (up to 50 words) for publication in the “Artists Index”. Submissions must be in one of the following file formats: .doc, .docx, .rtf, .pdf, .txt, .odf, .mp3, .mp4, .mov, and .flv.
Rights and Permissions:
Following publication, all rights revert to the artist. In the event new work(s) published by Abstract are reprinted, Abstract asks to be credited as the site wherein the work first appeared.
Response times vary from four to six months.
Abstract requires no submission fees at this time.